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Nick Newton
Nick Newton

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Buckley, Wash.

High School:
White River High School

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 330

Position:
OG

Birthdate:
11/05/1980

Experience:
4V

Washington: Four-time letterwinner ... solid run blocker ... also played guard. 2003: Started all 12 games at tackles for the Huskies at strong-side tackle ... named John P. Angel Lineman of the Year (offense) at the annual football awards banquet. 2002: Started 11 of 13 games at strong-side tackle and another at weak guard (the position he played in 2001) ... missed the start at USC due to an ankle injury ... has started 23 of the last 25 games on the offensive line ... an honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection ... named a coaches’ offensive player of the game after wins over San Jose State and Oregon ... helped the UW lead the Pac-10 in passing offense and finish third in total offense ... named the team’s John P. Angel Lineman of the Year (offense) at the team’s postseason awards banquet. 2001: Started 10 of 11 games at weakside guard … missed the Washington State game with a foot injury … first missed game of his two-year career … one of four redshirt freshmen or sophomores to start on the offensive line for Washington in 2001 … helped the Huskies rank fourth in the conference in sacks against with just 25, and third in time of possession at 30:53 per game … held blocks for Washington’s second-ranked Pac-10 passing attack … a major reason the Huskies rushed for a season-high 212 yards in 53-3 rout of Idaho … with starter Cody Pickett nursing a separated shoulder, helped the offensive line allow just one sack against Pac-10’s second-ranked sack defense in crucial come-from-behind win over Arizona … led the Huskies to 188 rushing yards in a come-from-behind win at Arizona State, its best output of the conference season … led the Huskies to five rushing touchdowns in a key win over 10th-ranked Stanford, equaling its output from the previous five Pac-10 games combined … earned coaches’ award as offensive MVP for blocking efforts against the Cardinal. 2000: Backed up senior Elliot Silvers at left tackle ... appeared in all 11 regular-season games, mostly on special teams ... saw action on the offensive line in the Huskies' wins over Washington St. and Idaho. 1999: Redshirted the season.

High School and Personal: Born Nov. 5, 1980 in Forks, Wash. ... parents are Harold and Brenda ... has two younger sisters ... named to Associated Press Class 3A All-State team ... named to Seattle Times All-State team ... most valuable player of Pierce County League Division I ... led team to quarterfinals of state championship and PCL championship ... an all-conference selection at both offensive and defensive line as a senior ... helped White River to rush for 2,415 yards in 1998 ... accounted for 76 tackles as a senior, including five sacks ... nominated to play in state all-star game ... coached by Terry Veltkamp at White River ... also wrestled in high school ... an American history and cultures major.

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